Sig & Infra Project Office Director

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Date: 07-Sep-2021

Location: Cairo, C, Egypt

Company: Alstom

Req ID:103687 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Key accountabilities:

  • For the Project Office under his / her responsibility and by delegation from Country MD and AMECA Sig & Infra VP:
    • Ensure projects financial & operational performance
    • Manage contracts execution
    • Manage Workload in line with  DIS Workload strategy
    • Manage EHS
    • Manage Field Operations activities for projects
    • Implement and ensure right application of Quality Management System
    • Ensure that DIS Standard Processes are deployed
    • Ensure that DIS global strategy & action plans are deployed and applied
  • • Support business development and sales activities in partnership with Country Business Development, Solution Directors and Regional Marketing
  • • Give inputs to the Tender strategy
    Performance measurements: (OTD, QCD, Sales, PMC, Orders, Gross margin, etc.)
  • Project Office KPIs:
    • Finance (GM, sales, POH, cash)
  • Planning (OTD & other planning related KPIs)
    • Projects QCD
  • Compliance Process
  • • Quality (GR GO On time, GR On time, Costs of Non-Quality, ISO compliance)
  • • EHS KPIs (IFR1, IFR2)
  • • Customer satisfaction


Competencies & Skills 


Good knowledge and expertise of Signalling and Infrastructure products and solutions.


  • Proven experience in project management
  • Relationship Development: Build strong relationships with customers, government authorities and internal stakeholders, participating units
  • Operational Effectiveness: Executes and delivers – Identifies the critical task & resources necessary to achieve the desired objectives, takes action to ensure execution and delivery.
    Negotiation & influencing: Approach discussions/negotiations with the objective of achieving a win-win outcome.
    Risk management: Identify, analyse and respond to project risk
  • Competitive Awareness: Gain knowledge of competitors’ strengths, weaknesses and offerings, to be able to defeat competition and convince the customer of ALSTOM’s value
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and decision making
  • Proactive and efficient responses to pressing issues and challenges
  • Business Acumen
  • Aptitude in communicating, public speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Global & Cultural Awareness
  • Relationship Management
  • Excellent leadership qualities, including but not limited to Collaboration/Teamwork & Accountability: Delegates, provides encouragement and support to people in accepting
  • Resilient and able to deliver operationally in a demanding and changing environment
  • Strong ability to convince, influence & persuade
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • International mind set with good language skills


Educational Requirements:


  • Graduate Degree in Engineering or Business field
  • At least 15 years of PM experience in rail or related business, or project engineering industry.
  • High proficiency in organization’s project management methodology



  • Good knowledge and connections with Transport clients / customers in the Country
  • Master of Business Administration or Project Management

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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